I preferr lace in floors, as was posted earlier, it wouldn't be a deciding factor in the purchace of a used boat, but the draining is IMO great. I like the added weight when hitting big stuff. it will drain in about 15-30 seconds, and that beats the shit outta bailing. granted, most of the things i run are big water ( western) trips, not ultra techy high gradient stuff. the little cat comes out for those trips.
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